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Gifted Education

Gifted children

1942

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Gifted Children, Annie Belle Dehart Atwill Jul 1942

Gifted Children, Annie Belle Dehart Atwill

Master's Theses

Intellectually gifted children constitute one of a nation's greatest natural resources. High intelligence is the most important single attribute of the human race. All progress of civilization has probably been achieved through persons possessing special talents, together with a superior mind; all future progress will also depend on such persons with ability.

This study is delimited, first, by selecting the demarcating place at a point that will include all children falling in the hundredth percentile; the one per cent of the elementary school population thnt can enrn a 140 I. Q. or above on the Stanford-Binet Scale.These children ...